[R] Some Programming Humor

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Wed May 14 02:37:49 CEST 2003

Douglas Bates <bates at cs.wisc.edu> writes:

> I checked and R is one of the 515 languages mentioned in the enclosed.

Hmm - the enclosure seems to have gone missing.  It was

 From: Tim Schaab <tim at madweb.org>
 Subject: [Madlug] Some Programming Humor
 To: MadLUG List <Madlug at madisonlinux.org>
 Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 19:00:13 -0500
 Organization: Madweb.org

 Taking a break from studying all things databases for an upcoming
 exam, I found this site that really amazed me.

 The recipe is simple.  

 1) Take the song "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall"
 2) Write a program that will sing/display the song for all to see
 3) Repeat step 2 in a different language

 Currently, they have 515 languages covered.

 Once again proving some techie humor is not fit for the masses, but
 rather funny if you get it.

 Consume and enjoy!


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